Author Archives: Susan Bradley

Susan Bradley

About Susan Bradley

Susan Bradley is a Small Business Server and Security MVP, a title awarded by Microsoft to independent experts who do not work for the company. She's also a partner in a California CPA firm.

Ready or not, you’re getting IE 8 or 9

Microsoft wants to strong-arm us into abandoning IE 6 and embracing its latest browsers. Starting Jan. 17, Microsoft began pushing out IE 8 and IE 9 to all customers through Windows Update.

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Building your own XP Service Pack 4

Starting today, Windows XP users will have 860 more days of official Microsoft support — and on every one of those days, many of those users will continue to run the operating system that just won’t die. Want to extend the life of your Windows XP Service Pack 3 as long as possible? You can do so by installing Microsoft hotfixes as needed.

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Everyone gets a small holiday — from patching

Those of us in a holiday state of mind are lucky to have a light patching week. If you’re feeling especially thankful — or you need a break from watching endless football — donate a little time to ensuring PCs of friends and family are up to date.

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